MediaMelon and Flowplayer Partner to Provide Flowplayer-as-a-Service

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"Flowplayer-as-a-Service", a solution to media companies, jointly offered by MediaMelon, a multi-CDN video delivery management technology company, and Flowplayer, a leading open-source online video player. The solution offers the latest version of Flowplayer, without the need for any installs or coding, and powered by MediaMelon's technology that coordinates video delivery from various CDNs and network service providers.

The partnership between MediaMelon and Flowplayer represents a simple and easy way for media companies to access Flowplayer's advanced video technology with MediaMelon's advanced delivery, analytics and in-stream advertising capabilities

MediaMelon, which offers a multi-CDN video delivery management technology, and Flowplayer, a leading open-source online video player, announce "Flowplayer-as-a-service", a joint solution to media companies that offers the latest version of Flowplayer, without the need for any installs or coding, and powered by MediaMelon's technology that coordinates video delivery from various CDNs and network service providers.

MediaMelon, as a Video Overlay Network, optimally sources videos from a combination of different CDNs and network service providers to offer publishers a way to maximize Quality of Service (QoS) and performance for their viewers. MediaMelon monitors the performance of each video stream and optimally sources each segment of the video, as the video is playing, from various delivery sources on the basis of configurable QoS parameters. In addition, MediaMelon provides a powerful console to manage delivery, and offers value-added services, such as http-based adaptive-bitrate, better analytics, and in-stream advertising capabilities.

Flowplayer is the most downloaded video player over the Internet. It is an open-source flash player, and currently, it sees over two thousand downloads per day for the free version.

"The partnership between MediaMelon and Flowplayer represents a simple and easy way for media companies to access Flowplayer's advanced video technology with MediaMelon's advanced delivery, analytics and in-stream advertising capabilities," said Kumar Subramanian, MediaMelon's CEO.

"Flowplayer-as-a-Service allows media companies to access the latest in Flowplayer functionality and features, powered by MediaMelon's cloud-based distributed delivery management service that ensures high-quality playback for viewers in various geographical locations," said Anssi Piirainen, Flowplayer's CEO.

About MediaMelon:
MediaMelon offers a Video Overlay Network, that optimizes the delivery of videos from multiple delivery networks to ensure differentiated Quality of Service and better delivery performance. In addition, by providing higher-layer services such as adaptive-bitrate streaming, deeper analytics and support for dynamic in-stream advertising, MediaMelon further increases publishers' revenue potential.

For more information, please visit http://www.mediamelon.com

About Flowplayer
Flowplayer is a leading Open Source video player. For more information, visit Flowplayer online at http://www.flowplayer.org.

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